Sleeping Disorders

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sleeping Disorders

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Health Science, Neuroscience, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Fundamental of Neuroscience has been completed or comparable level subjects. 

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview


    - Understand and analyze the neural mechanisms underlying sleep behavior, biological and chemical variables that deprive and alter it, and the interaction and interrelationship with other human behaviors.

    - Classification, characterization and neurobiological causes of sleep disorders.

    - Know the main documentary sources of discipline in order to develop the ability to complete and update knowledge in the future.


    - Know how to use properly the terms and concepts of matter and expressed correctly and accurately.

    - Infer, identify and describe the effects and central nervous phenomena involved in the various processes related to sleep.

    - Infer, interpret and critically evaluate the experimental results.


    - Determine the adaptive value of behavior.

    - Adopt a consistent scientific approach to the study and explanation of phenomena that belong to the domain of scientific knowledge

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.


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